Fifth Judicial District of Pennsylvania
County of Allegheny
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How to obtain a PFA
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    Filing for Child Support
    Support Hearing Schedule
    Filing for Modifications
    Conference/Hearing Procedure
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    How to Pay Support
    Direct Deposit Instructions
    Filing Consent Orders by Email
    2 hour Complex Hearings
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    General Info
    Praecipe-Rule to File Inventory
    Frequently Asked Questions
      Scheduling and Payment
      Equitable Distribution
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      Filing Exceptions to the Master
      Complaint for Support
      Application for support
      Intake Questionaire
      Payment Instructions
      Direct Deposit
      Master’s Conciliation Praecipe
Frequently Asked Questions
Child Protection (Dependency, Adoption, Termination of Parental Rights and Permanent Legal Custodianship)
Child Protection
Court Processes
Procedures for Juvenile Proceedings
Drug & Alcohol Dependency/Mental Health
Instructions for Using Microsoft Teams
Frequently Asked Questions
Filing Private Dependency Petitions and PLC Modifications
Questions about Child Protection during the Judicial Emergency